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Manchester United fans ‘ejected’ for singing homophobic chants, says Chelsea

Manchester United fans ‘ejected’ for singing homophobic chants, says Chelsea

Chelsea says a large group of Manchester United fans sang homophobic chants during its English Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge Monday. The club released a statement Tuesday saying a number of away supporters were prevented from entering the stadium while others were ejected from the ground. “This behavior will not be tolerated at Chelsea…MORE

Lewis Hamilton calls for diversity and inclusivity after winning Laureus award

Lewis Hamilton calls for diversity and inclusivity after winning Laureus award

Lewis Hamilton highlighted gender inequality in motorsport as he was crowned Laureus Sportsman of the Year jointly with Barcelona star Lionel Messi Monday. Simone Biles was named Sportswoman of the Year for the third time after winning five gold medals at the gymnastics world championships in Stuttgart last year. Hamilton won his sixth Formula One…MORE

Time is now for sustainable motor racing, and for women, says ‘female Elon Musk’

Time is now for sustainable motor racing, and for women, says ‘female Elon Musk’

Motorsport and sustainability are finally on converging paths, says the woman dubbed the “female Elon Musk.” As the MotoE World Cup prepares for its sophomore season, Livia Cevolini, CEO of the series’ motorcycle manufacturer Energica, believes technology and shifting public opinion mean zero emissions racing is ready to go mainstream. “Finally, we’re able to commit…MORE

Porto forward Moussa Marega walks off pitch after suffering racist abuse

Porto forward Moussa Marega walks off pitch after suffering racist abuse

Porto striker Moussa Marega walked off the pitch during a match against Vitoria de Guimaraes Sunday after he was subjected to racist abuse from opposition fans. The 28-year-old pushed away teammates, who were trying to calm Marega down, as he tried to leave the game in Portugal’s top-flight, just nine minutes after he scored what…MORE

Tokyo Marathon restricted to elite athletes over coronavirus fears

Tokyo Marathon restricted to elite athletes over coronavirus fears

Next month’s Tokyo Marathon has been restricted to elite athletes only following the novel coronavirus outbreak, organizers said Monday. Scheduled to take place on March 1, it is one of the biggest marathon events in the world. Over 37,000 people took to the start line of last year’s event. But after a number of cases…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Katy Perry appears to collapse during ‘American Idol’ auditions

Katy Perry appears to collapse during ‘American Idol’ auditions

Season 3 of “American Idol” on ABC has just started, but already there is drama. In an exclusive clip People posted to its web site, judge Katy Perry falls to the ground after a gas leak forces evacuation of the show’s auditions. In the clip, all appears to be going fine when a smell becomes…

‘Killing Eve’ confirms new head writer for season 4

‘Killing Eve’ confirms new head writer for season 4

“Killing Eve” has tapped Laura Neal as head writer for Season 4 of the BBC series. That’s according to Deadline. Neal has previously written “Sex Education” and “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” for the upcoming season. She succeeds Suzanne Heathcote, Emerald Fennell and series creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, as head writers since Season 1. “‘Killing…

BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

It’s finally here. K-pop phenom BTS released its fourth album, “Map of the Soul: 7” on Friday. It follows last year’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” and has been eagerly awaited. The new, 20-track album includes collaborations with Sia and Troye Sivan. To say the boy band has been successful is an understatement. Consisting of…